Photographs (archives)

Photography by Sylvain Pedneault

Here are the photo archives of FireLens.com. To this day, the archives contain more than 47,000 photographs of fires, rescues and other incidents. These photographs were all taken by Sylvain Pedneault during the last 14 years, and others are added regularly.

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Saturday, September 13, 2008 - Residential fire in St-Pie
A fire completely destroyed a mobile home on Des Cèdres street in St-Pie. Before the first unit arrived, a first alarm was given because the fire was visible from quite a distance.
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Thursday, September 11, 2008 - 5th alarm for a duplex fire
St.Hyacinthe's Fire Department requested a 5th alarm to fight a fire in a duplex on Bourdages street.
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Wednesday, September 10, 2008 - Accident in St.Valerien
St.Valerien firefighters and first responders responded on the bridge of the La Chute Road when a single-car accident occured. Two victims were rushed to the St.Hyacinthe hospital by Acton Vale and...
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Wednesday, September 10, 2008 - Residential fire in Rougemont
Thanks to Rougemont firefighters' quick response, a fire was put under control just in time before it spread to the entire house. A firefighter was injured on the site and was transported to the...
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Monday, September 8, 2008 - Accident on St.Louis street
St.Hyacinthe firefighters responded to an extrication call on St.Louis street. At their arrival however, the victim was already out of the car. The driver was rushed to the nearest hospital by...
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Tuesday, September 2, 2008 - 2nd alarm at the Patro
Busy day for St.Hyacinthe firefighters as a second multi-alarm fire occured within 12 hours, this time in a municipal residential building.
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Tuesday, September 2, 2008 - 5th alarm in St.Hyacinthe
A fire on the 3rd floor and in the roof of a centenial building down-town St.Hyacinthe lead to the mobilization of dozens of firefighters from numerous departments. Given the nature of the building...
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Thursday, August 28, 2008 - Industrial accident
St.Hyacinthe firefighters, paramedics and police officers responded in an industrial building on Choquette blvd after a worker got his hand pinned in a machine.
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Tuesday, August 26, 2008 - Fire on the Yamaska river shore
A pile of branches and debris on the shore of the Yamaska river was ablaze, requiring the response of St.Hyacinthe firefighters. The police was requested to investigate.
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Sunday, August 24, 2008 - Flip over on Laurier W.
The St.Hyacinthe Fire Department's extrication team responded on Laurier W. in the Douville sector for a crash involving one vehicle flipped on its roof. The driver was rushed to the hospital by...
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Thursday, August 21, 2008 - 4th alarm in a factory
A fire in an industrial pre-fryer required the triggering of a 4th alarm by the St.Hyacinthe City Fire Department. Two firefighters and one factory employee sustained localized 2nd and 3rd degree...
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Wednesday, August 20, 2008 - Unusual accident on Vaudreuil street
A false manoeuver is apparently the source of an unusual car accident involving an adult, a teenager and three children. The adult sustained serious injuries and had to be rushed to the...
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Wednesday, August 20, 2008 - Moto-auto accident
St.Hyacinthe paramedics and Sûreté du Québec police officers responded on Route 116 in Ste.Madeleine for a traffic accident involving a motorcycle and two cars.
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Wednesday, August 20, 2008 - Fire in an old truck
St.Hyacinthe firefighters responded to an old truck fire in a private lot. Since grease barils were stocked in the truck, firefighters call Environnement Quebec.
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Sunday, August 17, 2008 - 5th alarm in St.Hyacinthe
The St.Hyacinthe City Fire Department requested 5 alarms to see the end of a fire that involved a commercial and residential building. A few firefighters had heat strokes and were treated on-site by...
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Friday, August 15, 2008 - Truck fire on Brouillette street
Firefighters were called on Brouillette street when smoke and flames were seen in the vacinity. A truck was found to be fully involved.
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Thursday, August 14, 2008 - APAM
The Monteregie Auxiliary Firefighters Association organized a press conference to announce a grand partnership with the Federation Des Caisses Desjardins, and to officially unviel the new 1302 bus...
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Sunday, August 10, 2008 - Major accident in St.Barnabe.Sud
A major car accident occured at the main intersection in St.Barnabe.Sud, involving St.Hyacinthe firefighters, St.Hyacinthe and Beloeil paramedics, Sûreté du Québec police officers, and many local...
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Friday, August 8, 2008 - Confined space rescue
St.Hyacinthe Fire Department's Confined Space Rescue Unit responded on a construction site in the middle of highway 20 at km 123 after a worker fell. The man was transported to the Honore Mercier...
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Sunday, August 3, 2008 - Major haz-mat incident in Upton
A haz-mat incident involving ammonia required the joint response of multiple emergency services and agencies.
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Saturday, August 2, 2008 - Barn fire on Road 5
While a massive smoke column was rising in the city's sky, St.Hyacinthe firefighters were converving onto Road 5 in Ste.Rosalie to fight a barn blaze. Upon arrival of the first unit, the barn was...
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Friday, August 1, 2008 - Emergency team at the Granby Autodrome
The emergency team of the Granby Autodrome responded a few times on the track this Friday, mostly for accidents.
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Sunday, July 27, 2008 - Barn fire in St.Valerien
A call for a barn fire caused much concern when the address received during the 9-1-1 conversation apparently corresponded to a large farm with an adjacent residential building. St.Valerien F.D....
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Friday, July 25, 2008 - Emergency team at the Granby Autodrome
The Autodrome Granby's fire and paramedical unit was quite busy this Friday: collisions, flipovers, vehicle fire and medical emergencies.
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Tuesday, July 22, 2008 - Appartment building fire in St.Pie
St.Pie firefighters quickly responded to stop the propagation of a working fire in an appartment building.
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Monday, July 21, 2008 - Major accident in St.Damase
St.Damase firefighters, St.Hyacinthe paramedics and Sûreté du Québec police officers converged toward the intersection of Cordon and Benoit roads when two vehicles collided.
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Monday, July 21, 2008 - Natural gas leak on St.Pierre st.
St.Hyacinthe F.D.'s haz-mat unit was dispatched to the construction site on St.Pierre street after a 4" natural gas pipe was struck.
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Wednesday, June 25, 2008 - Car fire on Girouard
A fire in the motor compartment of a car immobilised on Girouard street required the intervention of St.Hyacinthe firefighters.
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Wednesday, June 25, 2008 - Residential fire in St.Hyacinthe
A fire damaged outside wall #2 of a family housing in St.Hyacinthe. The F.D.'s quick response allowed firefighters to stop the fire before it could reach the roof.
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Wednesday, June 25, 2008 - Vehicle in the river
St.Hyacinthe FD's nautical rescue unit responded on the Yamaska river when a pick-up truck ended up in the river. Fortunately, the driver had just enough time to jump from the vehicle before it hit...
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Saturday, June 21, 2008 - Demonstration in St.Dominique
St.Dominique firefighters organized a car extrication demonstration in front of a large portions of the village's citizens.
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Saturday, June 21, 2008 - Major accident in St.Hyacinthe
A violent accident occured at the corner of Choquette blvd and Sicotte street when a car collided with a 4x4 pick-up truck. The impact made the truck flip multiple times, hit a pole and end up side...
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